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Pakistan’s preparations for Test series against England underway

07 July, 2020 2:39 pm 2:39 pm

WORCESTERSHIRE (92 News) – Pakistan’s first two-day intra-squad fixture began in Worcestershire as the players participated in ‘situation-based scenarios’. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared images and clips of the opening day of the practice game on its Twitter account. Pakistan’s preparations for the Test series against England underway in Worcester as the players take … Read More


Bess named in England squad for first Windies test, Moeen left out

07 July, 2020 10:52 pm 10:52 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Spinner Dom Bess was named in England’s 13-man squad for the first test against West Indies and there was no place for Moeen Ali among nine reserves, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Saturday. All-rounder Ben Stokes will lead England in the match, which will begin at the Ageas … Read More

England to end quarantine for more than 50 countries

07 July, 2020 5:00 pm 5:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy – but not the United States, the British government said on Friday. The move, effective July 10, clears the way for millions of British tourists to take summer holidays without worrying … Read More

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Six Pakistan players test negative for COVID-19, eligible to join squad

06 June, 2020 12:47 pm 12:47 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Six Pakistan players tested second time negative for coronavirus as Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Hasnain will fly off and join the Pakistan cricket team in England. The players were retested on Monday, June 29, following a first negative test on June 26, the … Read More

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Captaining England would be ‘huge honour’, says Stokes

06 June, 2020 10:19 pm 10:19 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England’s talisman Ben Stokes says captaining his country even just once in his career would be a “huge honour” but admits it was never a massive ambition. The all-rounder is poised to lead the team in the first Test against West Indies on July 8 with captain Joe Root likely to miss … Read More

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Pakistani cricket team leaves for England tour

06 June, 2020 1:33 pm 1:33 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistani cricket team left for the tour of England on Sunday to play three Tests and as many T20Is after half the players and some members of the support staff tested positive for the coronavirus. Pakistan’s T20 captain Babar Azam tweeted a picture of some of the players from the plane. … Read More

England COVID-19 test and trace system fails to reach a quarter of positive...

06 June, 2020 7:14 pm 7:14 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England’s COVID-19 test and trace system could not reach a quarter of people who had their cases transferred to the system after a positive test for the new coronavirus, the UK’s Department of Health said on Thursday. Of 6,923 people who had their case transferred to the contact-tracing system in its third … Read More

Restaurants and hotels to reopen as England eases social distancing

06 June, 2020 8:49 pm 8:49 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday pubs, restaurants and hotels could reopen in England early next month, easing the coronavirus lockdown that has all but shut the economy. In other signs of a gradual return to normal life, hairdressers will also open again, along with tourist attractions like theme parks, but … Read More


England’s Genge calls for more minority coaches

06 June, 2020 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England prop Ellis Genge has echoed Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling’s call for increased representation for minorities in senior coaching positions in sport. The comments come amid worldwide protests against racial injustice following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25. … Read More

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Windies quick Thomas keen to make test debut in England

06 June, 2020 6:03 pm 6:03 pm

ANTIGUA (Reuters) – West Indies quick Oshane Thomas has said he hopes to make his test debut in England next month and establish himself in all three cricket formats. Thomas has been named among 11 reserves to accompany the 14-member squad for their three-test series in England, which is scheduled to take place in bio-secure … Read More

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Windies will miss Bravo and Hetmyer in England, says Holding

06 June, 2020 1:08 pm 1:08 pm

ANTIGUA (Reuters) – Pace great Michael Holding believes West Indies will particularly miss batsmen Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer on their tour of England after they, along with all-rounder Keemo Paul, opted out of the series because of COVID-19 fears. The three-test series is scheduled to be played in July behind closed doors at ‘bio-secure’ … Read More

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England to make face coverings compulsory on public transport

06 June, 2020 8:33 am 8:33 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Face coverings will be compulsory for passengers on buses, trains, aircraft and ferries in England from June 15, as public transport use rises following the relaxation of coronavirus restrictions, transport minister Grant Shapps said. Britain’s government has been reluctant to mandate the widespread use of face masks or coverings so far, but … Read More

Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, says re...

06 June, 2020 9:21 pm 9:21 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports which indicated ethnic minority groups were more at risk from the virus. The report by Public Health England (PHE) to examine disparities in how … Read More

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Competitive sport in England gets green light for Monday restart

05 May, 2020 12:30 pm 12:30 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – After a near three-month shutdown, elite competitive sport in England can resume from Monday behind closed doors provided strict conditions are met, the government said. The first major event is expected to be the 2000 Guineas Stakes horse race at Newmarket on June 6, although horse race meetings will be staged, without … Read More

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England want ICC to allow coronavirus substitutes

05 May, 2020 2:48 pm 2:48 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The England and Wales Cricket Board is in talks with the International Cricket Council (ICC) about allowing coronavirus player substitutions in its upcoming planned test series against West Indies and Pakistan, an ECB official said. ECB director of events Steve Elworthy was quoted in British media on Friday saying he hoped an … Read More